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CDCROP: Free Alex Pertsev poster spotted outside the courthouse (Jack Schickler/CoinDesk)
Tornado Cash Developer Alexey Pertsev to Remain in Jail Until at Least Late Februrary
Pertsev, a Russian national living in the Netherlands, has been accused of facilitating money laundering by developing the now sanctioned app
CDCROP: Free Alex Pertsev poster spotted outside the courthouse (Jack Schickler/CoinDesk)

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Coinbase Wins Dutch Approval That Should Give Crypto Exchange Access to All of EU
The company will gain access to the broader European market once the EU's markets in crypto assets regulation goes into effect.
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CDCROP: Police officers in Amsterdam, Netherlands (George Pachantouris/Getty Images)
Electrum Bitcoin Wallet Scam Suspect Is Arrested by Dutch Police
The 39-year-old is suspected of laundering tens of millions of euros obtained from malicious software using decentralized exchange Bisq and privacy coin monero, police say.
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A protest against Pertsev's arrest in Amsterdam Saturday
Wife of Arrested Tornado Cash Developer Denies Russia Secret Service Links
Financial-crime analysts at Kharon have connected Alexey Pertsev, who is currently in a Dutch prison awaiting trial on suspicion of facilitating money laundering via crypto protocols, to Russian espionage.
A protest against Pertsev's arrest in Amsterdam Saturday

Protestors demonstrate against the arrest of Alexey Pertsev in Amsterdam Saturday (Jack Schickler)
Alleged Tornado Developer Pertsev Must Stay In Jail, Dutch Judge Rules
Pertsev’s arrest for involvement in the now-sanctioned crypto mixer generated consternation in the Web3 community
Protestors demonstrate against the arrest of Alexey Pertsev in Amsterdam Saturday (Jack Schickler)

#FreeAlex protestors in Dam Square, Amsterdam (Jack Schickler)
Tornado Cash Developer's Arrest in the Netherlands Draws Community Protest
After the detention of Alexey Pertsev, campaigners worry holding developers accountable for malicious use of their code could have a dangerous, chilling effect.
#FreeAlex protestors in Dam Square, Amsterdam (Jack Schickler)

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#FreeAlexPertsev: Protests Planned for Amsterdam Following Tornado Cash Developer’s Arrest
Last week’s arrest sparked a public outcry. With a protest on Saturday, a petition seeking his release and legal funds being crowdsourced, the question remains: Should developers be prosecuted when their code is used for illicit activity?
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Netherlands Arrests Suspected Developer of Sanctioned Crypto-Mixing Service Tornado Cash
The country's Fiscal Information and Investigation Service hasn't ruled out making more arrests.
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ING Bank Spins Off Its Crypto Custody Platform to GMEX Group
Pyctor will continue to work with the Dutch bank.
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Coinbase Users in the Netherlands to Face Additional KYC Hurdles When Pulling Crypto off Platform
From June 27, Coinbase customers in that country will have to supply key details about the transaction and the recipient when moving crypto out of the exchange.
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